Janice Campbell, SCN

Posted by Spalding Hurst

November 14, 2019

Janice Campbell, SCN, 84, (formerly Sister Timothy Joseph) was born in Roanoke, VA. She died November 13, 2019 at Nazareth Home, Louisville, KY. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 60 years.

Sister Janice’s first ministries were in education. She taught both primary and intermediate grades. She served as an educator at St. Joseph, Bardstown, KY; St. Mary Cathedral, Covington, KY; Catherine Spalding School, Helen, MD; and St. Catherine of Siena, Fort Thomas, KY.

Later, Sister Janice studied healthcare administration at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, and began her work in healthcare ministries. For more than 20 years, she served in a variety of administrative positions within the St. Vincent Health System in Little Rock, AR. She was president of Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital, Louisville, KY, where she served for five years. Sister Janice also served as the Director of Social Services for Catholic hospitals within the Diocese of Little Rock.

Sister Janice is survived by her brothers David Francis Campbell and Michael Bernard Campbell, by her extended family including many nieces and nephews, and by her religious community.

Visitation and Prayer Service will be held Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Chapel, Nazareth, KY.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Chapel, Nazareth, KY. Burial in Nazareth Cemetery.

Funeral Arrangements are being handled by Ratterman Funeral Home, 3800 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY. Memorials may be sent to the SCN Office of Mission Advancement, P.O. Box 9, Nazareth, KY, 40048.


  1. Ursula Stegall

    I first met Sr. Janice in Little Rock. She was a friend of a friend but she quick;y became my friend too. She had great ‘praying places’ and ‘praying music’. She introduced me to the ‘Medical Missionary Sisters whom I LOVED! ‘Father, its one of your children again asking that you would hear. I’ve only a few simple words to speak but I guess you might call it a prayer. First I want to thank you for your Son,for the beautiful things He is, for the wonderful things He’s done. It takes all my faith to understand how He who guides the stars cares to guide me by His hand.’ The words might not all be right . I was a teenager then. I went to college in Louisville, Kentucky. I was delighted to find that Sr Janice was there. My mama died in my first semester there and Janice became my rock….my anchor in weathering what became a long storm for me. She was always there for me thru thick and thin in what I now know was the most difficult part of my life. She had a dog named Scruffy who was intensely devoted to her. She loved her dog as intensely as I loved my dogs. She always had a dog who was devoted to her.. As life progressed I fell out of touch with her. I deeply regret that I ever let that happen.She is one of the most importent people in the tapestry of my life. I will always love her and I will never forget her!

  2. roland weeden

    I knew her as Sister Timothy Joseph ,at St Joseph School in Helen, Md. A wonderful person who loved her students..

  3. Linda Pizer

    I worked under Sister Janice at SVI Heart Station. Sister Janice shared advise and her heart with me. Rest in pease, you are loved.

  4. Thomas Phillips

    I well remember Sister Janice as president of STS Mary & Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville where I worked as a Housekeeper. She was extremely friendly to the Night Shift on duty.

  5. Barbara Isaac

    78 years is a lifetime of friendship. Janice and I were fortunate enough to have this friendship starting at St. Andrew’s in Roanoke, Va. in the second grade. Godspeed my friend and may the angels take you into paradise.


    Barbara Thomas Isaac

  6. Barbara Gilmetti, SCN

    We were “OLD FAITHFUL” friends for many years.

    I will continue to sing “our” song just for you!


  7. Dober Elizabeth

    Remembering the many good times we had together. I will miss our trips to Nazareth and yours to AR. RIP.

    Elizabeth Dober

  8. Sue Knabel

    Your sweet spirit remains with us. Your love of life & our Lord shone brightly. Thank you for you for sharing your many gifts.


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